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Kodak Alleges Patent Infringement Against Apple, HTC

Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website!Files ITC Complaint Alleging Apple and HTC Camera-Enabled Smartphones and Tablets Infringe Digital Imaging Technology; Suits Also Filed in U.S. District Court

ROCHESTER, N.Y., January 10 -- Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) announced today that it has filed lawsuits against Apple Inc. and HTC Corporation, alleging the infringement of certain Kodak...

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Digital Camera Wins Four Awards At CES 2012

Fujifilm's X-Pro1 compact system camera. Photo provided by Fujifilm North America Corp. Click to read our Fuji X-Pro1 preview!CNET "Best of CES 2012" Best Camera; Popular Science "CES 2012 Product of the Future"; Popular Mechanics "CES 2012 Editor's Choice Award"; Tom's Guide "Best of CES 2012"

Valhalla, N.Y., January 16, 2012 – Fujifilm North America Corporation Electronic Imaging Division today announced that the new, revolutionary FUJIFILM X-Pro1 Digital Camera has won...

Sony Adds Ultra-high-speed Interface Compatibility to Its Line of SD Media

Sony logo.PARK RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 13, 2012 – At CES 2012, Sony announced it is expanding its line of SD cards with a new flagship series designed for ultra-high speed interface (UHS-I) compatibility, giving DSLR users superb speed and high performance. The new cards are available in capacities of 32GB (SF-32UX), 16GB (SF-16UX) and 8GB (SF-8UX).

The new cards...

Sigma Corporation of America announces prime lenses for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras at CES 2012

Sigma's logo. Click here to visit the Sigma website!New lenses and product line designed for Micro Four Thirds, E-mount systems

RONKONKOMA, NY and LAS VEGAS, NV, Jan. 9, 2012 – Sigma Corporation of America today announced the launch of its new line of Micro Four Thirds system and E-mount lenses for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 in Las Vegas, NV.


Sigma Corporation of America announces world’s first 1:1 180mm F2.8 macro lens

Sigma's APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens. Photo provided by Sigma Corp.New fast and stabilized lens announced at Consumer Electronics Show 2012

RONKONKOMA, NY and LAS VEGAS, NV Jan. 9, 2012 – Sigma Corporation, a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider of some of the world's most impressive lines of lenses, cameras and flashes, is pleased to announce the Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM,...

Lexar Introduces SDHC and SDXC UHS-I Memory Cards to Enhance Performance for Photographers and Videographers

Lexar 64GB 600x UHS-I SDHC card. Image courtesy of Lexar Media, Inc.New 600x and 400x SDHC and SDXC UHS-I Cards, Including the First 128GB SDXC UHS-I Card, Offer Blazing-Fast Speeds and Outstanding Reliability

Fremont, CA, 9 January, 2012 – Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today introduced new Lexar® Professional 600x and 400x Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC™) and Secure Digital Extended...

SanDisk Introduces World’s Fastest 128GB SDXC Card - Ideal for Capturing Full HD 3D Videos and High-Resolution Photos

SanDisk 128GB UHS-I SDHC card. Image courtesy of SanDisk Corp.Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas, January 9, 2012—SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, today introduced the 128 gigabyte (GB)1 SanDisk Extreme® SDXC™ UHS-I card. The new card is ideal for photography enthusiasts capturing Full HD2 3D videos and high-resolution photos.

Video Recording Drives Growth...

Adobe Debuts Photoshop Lightroom 4 Public Beta on Adobe Labs

Adobe-2011-119x150Free Lightroom 4 Beta Delivers Unparalleled Image Processing and Workflow Efficiency for Photographers

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Jan. 10 -- Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 beta for Windows and Mac. Available as a free public download from Adobe Labs, Lightroom is the essential digital photography workflow...

Mobile Phones Take a Leading Role in Video Capture

InfoTrends' logo. Click here to visit the InfoTrends website!Key Highlights:

  • Mobile phones are now the primary video capture device used by many consumers.

  • Popularity of using a mobile phone for video capture has increased 13% from 2010.

  • Imaging vendors should direct their efforts towards smartphone/ camera phone usage.

Mobile Phones Take a Leading Role in Video Capture...

New Cloud Service Enables Storing, Accessing, Editing Photos and Videos From All Mobile Phones

TriPlay's logo. Click here to visit the TriPlay website!TriPlay's MyDigipack Cloud Sharing and Storage Service  Simplifies Uploading and Sharing of Mobile Media

New York, NY – January 6, 2012 – TriPlay, a multi-faceted technology company focused on providing globally-available multimedia services, today announced MyDigipack, a new cloud storage service that uniquely addresses the needs of users who want to...

Sony unveils new high-speed XQD™*1 memory cards

Sony's XQD memory card product packaging. Photo provided by Sony Corp.1Gbps*2 for faster write speed and superb reliability create new possibilities for advanced photographers

06 January 2012 -- Giving photo enthusiasts and professional photographers a new level of speed and performance, the new range of XQD memory cards by Sony supports the recently adopted XQD specification for high-speed, high-performance digital...

The New Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm F/1.8G Prime Lens Combines Practicality With Portability Resulting In A Versatile Portrait Lens

The AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G ships from March 2012. Photo provided by Nikon Inc.New NIKKOR Lens is Ideal for Low-Light, Portraiture and Adding Dramatic Background Blur to Both Photo and Video

MELVILLE, N.Y. (January 5, 2012) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the addition of the new AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G FX-format lens to its legendary line of NIKKOR lenses. The new 85mm is a fast, fixed focal-length lens with medium telephoto...

Mediaclip™ unveils USimplyPrint, a new turn-key solution for personalization

Mediaclip's logo. Click here to visit the Mediaclip website!Montreal, January 5th  , 2012 . Mediaclip™ Inc., a developer of software solution for the personalization of printed products, announced today that they will be launching their new turn-key solution called USimplyPrint during PMA@CES . This solution integrates version 2.7 of the Mediaclip™ Photo Product Creator Suite ™ into a complete  e-commerce...

Panasonic LIVE @ CES, An Interactive Broadcast, Connects Enthusiasts Around the World to Live Action From International Consumer Electronics Show 2012

Panasonic's logo. Click here to visit the Panasonic website!Starting January 10, Techies Can Join the Conversation, Interact with Technology Experts, Plus Hear and See Industry Panels Live from Panasonic’s CES Show Floor

SECAUCUS, N.J. & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic (NYSE:PC) (TOKYO:6752) (@PanasonicEvents) is pleased to announce that the company will host a global interactive video stream broadcast, ...

Ambarella Enables a New Class of Wireless HD Cameras With Smartphone Control, Viewing and Social Network Video Sharing

Ambarella's logo. Click here to visit the Ambarella website!Wireless HD camera solution creates the ultimate smartphone companion device

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ambarella, Inc., a leader in low-power, high-definition video compression and image-processing solutions for consumer cameras, has announced the availability of the Ambarella Wireless Camera Developer’s Kit. The Kit enables the design of...

Optrix Unveils VideoPro, the Ultimate iPhone Extreme Sports Video Recording App

Optrix's logo. Click here to visit the Optrix website!iOS App for Optrix HD Sport displays and records speed, g-force, track map, lap time and more

Optrix HD and new App on display at CES 2012 at Booth 26606 South Hall

Austin, Texas--January 5, 2012--Optrix, designer of rugged mounts that transform your iPhone 4S/4/iPod Touch into an HD action sports camera, unveils the ultimate action video recording...

Datacolor Launches Spyder4, Offers Simplicity and Accuracy in Color Calibration for all Display Devices

Photo s4elite1 150Spyder4 Express, Spyder4 Pro and Spyder4 Elite Provide Full Spectrum Color Calibration for Creative Professionals

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- Jan. 5 -- Datacolor (, a global leader in color management solutions, today introduced Spyder4, a line of highly advanced colorimeters able to calibrate monitors, laptops, projectors, TVs,...

Lexar Introduces Industry’s First 1000x Memory Card

Lexar 128GB PRO CompactFlash 1000x card. Image courtesy of Lexar.Blazing-Fast 1000x Memory Card Offers the Ultimate Performance for Professionals Shooting High-Resolution Images and Full-HD and 3D Video

Fremont, CA, 5 January, 2012 – Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today announced the industry’s first 1000x memory card, the Lexar® Professional 1000x CompactFlash® (CF) card. The new card...

X-Rite Kicks Off the New Year with Three Free January Webinars

X-Rite's logo. Click here to visit the X-Rite website!Online educational tutorials provide photographers with basic information, insights, and tips to achieve color control, consistency and creativity in their workflow

Elmsford, NY – January 4, 2012– X-Rite Photo Marketing announces its schedule of January 2012 Webinars that have been developed to address specific color management topics and are designed...

InfoTrends Investigates Photo Merchandise Trends among End-Users

InfoTrends's logo. Click here to visit the InfoTrends website!Key highlights:

  • Over 32% of survey respondents had purchased photo merchandise in the past year.

  • A high degree of interest exists from respondents (who purchased photo merchandise) to purchase photo merchandise products created by others.

  • Nearly 70% of photo merchandise non-buyers have no purchase plans in the coming year.